Word emerged Sunday that the Canucks had reportedly attempted to sell the television rights to their parade in celebration of a Stanley Cup victory. Given that Vancouver is still one win away from claiming the Cup, the premature attempt at selling the right (which they could not) would seem like perfect motivation for the Bruins as they look to take Game 6 at the Garden Monday night and force a seventh game. 

NBC and Versus Stanley Cup finals play-by-play announcer Doc Emrick checked in with the Dennis & Callahan show Monday morning to offer his thoughts on Game 6.

Emrick picked the Bruins to win Monday night.

“I think the more desperate team stands to win,” Emrick said, adding: "The memory of Boston games here against Vancouver is a pretty strong and emphatic one. These were not close games. All three of the ones in Vancouver were one-goal games. So, I fully expect, I would not be shocked to look back at Vancouver for a Game 7.”

“I was just saying on that particular play, I would have played it different. That’s the difference between me and him. I have been pumping his tires ever since the series started. I haven’t heard one nice thing he had to say about me. That’s the way it is.’’



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NESN Bruins analyst Andy Brickley called in to the Dennis & Callahan show Monday morning to talk about the Stanley Cup finals and Game 6.

Brickley said that despite Vancouver’s home-ice domination during the Stanley Cup finals, the Canucks certainly aren't going to sit back Monday night and wait to play Game 7 back home.

“They want to end this thing tonight, because anything can happen in Game 7,” Brickley said. “And you don’t know how you are going to come out of Game 6 in terms of your health.”

NESN Bruins analyst Barry Pederson joined the Dennis & Callahan show Monday morning to preview Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals.

Pederson said he was surprised at the Bruins' inability to match the Canucks' intensity in Game 5 Friday night.

The man who goes by the name of Force, half of the Green Men duo, joined the Dennis & Callahan show Monday morning as he prepared to head to the airport in Vancouver for his flight to Boston for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals.

The Bruins’ season will end in either a matter of hours or a matter of days, and no matter what, Claude Julien will be a popular man.



After they beat the Bruins in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup finals, the Canucks tried to sell the broadcast rights to a possible Stanley Cup celebration parade, but the league nixed the idea, according to ESPN. The Bruins, Canucks and the NHL held meetings prior to the start of the series to plan logistics for a possible parade in each city. Vancouver leads the series 3-2, with Game 6 slated for Monday at TD Garden. For more Bruins news, check out weei.com/bruins.

Alexandre Burrows has been viewed as a villain in the Stanley Cup finals ever since he bit the finger of Patrice Bergeron in Game 1, and since then, he's added to it by reinforcing his reputation as a "diver" -- one who embellishes plays in an effort to draw penalties. 

Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas has allowed a minuscule six goals in five games of the Stanley Cup finals, yet its been Roberto Luongo's opinion of his style that has made the most headlines. After saying he would have saved the Maxim Lapierre shot that won the game for the Canucks in Game 5, Luongo noted Saturday that he has praised Thomas without hearing anything back.